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SNIPPETS OF HISTORY: ' Brian Friel - An Obituary '

#AceHistoryNews – Oct.02: Born on 9 January 1929 in Killyclogher, near Omagh, Brian Friel was the son of a schoolteacher, and a postmistress from Glenties in Donegal, a place that was to inspire ‘Ballybeg’, the fictional location of many of his plays. 23 more words


Review: Dancing At Lughnasa

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub.

First preformed at the Abbey Theatre in 1990, Brain Friel’s Dancing At Lughnasa makes a timely return to Dublin to celebrate its 25th anniversary. 588 more words


A Tribute to Brian Friel (1929-2015) by David Brauner

A tribute to the Nobel winning playwright:

Did you know that one of the greatest writers of the last fifty years has just died? No, I don’t mean Henning Mankell. 90 more words


Between Worlds We celebrate

As with all things Celtic, the merging of time and place meant boundaries became thin and blurred…

Known as “The Night of the Thin Veil…a time of “between worlds”…the fertile edge when all is possible! 121 more words


Larry Murray on the passing of Brian Friel, and his most important play, "Faith Healer"

Brian Friel’s Faith Healer – sometimes it works, sometimes not
Theatre review by Larry Murray, originally published in Berkshire Fine Arts 5/24/2009

Brian Friel (born Bernard Patrick Friel; 9 January 1929 – 2 October 2015) was an Irish dramatist, author and director of the Field Day Theatre Company. 1,442 more words